Allies for Appalachia
Join the Allies for Appalachia
The Allies for Appalachia is a group dedicated to supporting the work and community outreach of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities at Shepherd University and its campus programs, with the goal of telling the Appalachian story and enhancing the state and region both economically and culturally.
Allies for Appalachia Member Benefits (at any giving level):
- Early notification of community programing,
- Access and early invitations to all programs and events, including teacher institute presentations and storytelling events associated with the Center, and
- Free access to all APST academic classes and preferential access to Celtic Roots Global Appalachia travel programs.
- Supporter: $50
- Sponsor: $100
- Sustainer: $500
- Benefactor: $1,000
- Endower: $5,000
Those supporting the Center at the Sustainer, Benefactor, or Endower levels, and who are interested in serving, may be invited to join the Appalachian Allies Trustee Board. These Trustees will have input into community programming and outreach of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities. Their membership as Allies Trustees will allow them to have a positive influence and make an impact on the Appalachian region. Gifts support the Center’s Teacher Institutes, student scholarships, student travel and Celtic Roots experiences, community programs, and funding for economic and environmental projects